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SU College of Agriculture set to celebrate Ag Week March 21-26
March 17, 2022
The Southern University College of Agricultural, Family and Consumer Sciences (CAFCS) will celebrate Ag Week on the Southern University campus March 21 – 26, 2022.
Agribusiness students advanced to final round in Agricultural Export Market Challenge
March 10, 2022
Baton Rouge, La - On March 3 & 4, 2022, Agribusiness students Brian Ardoin, Jefferson Blackmon II, Tynikqua Payne, and Clarise Preston presented their research findings and recommendations to judges at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) on “Reducing the Global “Carbon Hoofprint,” through U.S. Exports of Methane-Reducing Feed Additives.”
Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center to host Women in Agriculture Luncheon
March 01, 2022
Baton Rouge, La. – In honor of National Women’s In History Month and National Ag Day, the Southern University Ag Center is hosting a Luncheon to celebrate women from all walks of life that are connected through agriculture.
SU Ag Center set to host the 79th Annual State Livestock Show
February 21, 2022
The Livestock Show Office is currently accepting pre-orders of non-processed choice meats from various livestock. All proceeds from meat sales go directly to participating youth as a reward for their hard work and financial investment.
In Major Step to Implement American Rescue Plan, USDA Announces Membership of Newly Formed Equity Commission
February 15, 2022
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on Thursday the members of the newly established Equity Commission and its Subcommittee on Agriculture. The Commission will hold its first public meeting on February 28, 2022. As authorized and funded by the American Rescue Plan Act, the launch of the independent Commission delivers on President Biden’s commitment to create an independent Equity Commission and provide it with the necessary resources to support its mission to address historical discrimination at USDA. The launch of the Commission follows the one-year anniversary of the Biden-Harris Administration’s Executive Order On Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government.
USDA Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Dr. Jewel Bronaugh visits the SU Ag Center
February 11, 2022
Dr. Jewel Bronaugh, USDA Deputy Secretary of Agriculture visited with students and the administration of the Southern University Ag Center and the College of Agricultural, Family and Consumer Sciences (CAFCS) on February 10, 2022.
The next generation of Black agriculturalists: Inspired by history to achieve excellence
February 10, 2022
To quote activist and one of the previous first ladies of the United States, Michelle Obama, “History has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.”
AMTX Major Wins 2nd Place during the PAWC Student Oral Competition
February 03, 2022
Ashley M. Montgomery, a senior majoring in Apparel Merchandising and Textiles (AMTX) won 2nd place and a cash prize of $200.00 in the undergraduate students' oral competition during the 79th Annual Professional Agricultural Workers Conference (PAWC).
Center of Excellence Health Seminar Series
February 01, 2022
Join us for a community discussion on the impact on diet related disparities, and intervention programs taking place at 1890s Institutions

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